New Journal Issue: Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, July 2020

Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, Volume 95, Number 3 | July 2020

The latest issue of Speculum is now available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website


Bishop Guðmundr’s Roman Redemption: Imagining and Suspending Papal Government in Medieval Iceland, Joel Anderson

The Social Constituency of the Jacquerie Revolt of 1358
, Justine Firnhaber-Baker

Petrarch’s Queer History
, Anna Wilson

Copying and Reading The Prick of Conscience in Late Medieval England
, Michael Johnston

Book Reviews:

This issue of Speculum features more than 80 book reviews, including:

Kay Davenport, The Bar Books: Manuscripts Illuminated for Renaud de Bar, Bishop of Metz (1303–1316) Reviewed by Anna Russakof

William J. Courtenay, Rituals for the Dead: Religion and Community in the Medieval University of Paris. Reviewed by Sean L. Field

Elisa A. Foster, Julia Perratore, and Steven Rozenski, eds., Devotional Interaction in Medieval England and Its Afterlives. Reviewed by Beth Williamson

Laura Slater, Art and Political Thought in Medieval England, c. 1150–1350. Reviewed by Sonja Drimmer

Miriamne Ara Krummel and Tison Pugh, eds., Jews in Medieval England: Teaching Representations of the Other. Reviewed by Samantha Katz Seal

View the new journal edition here.


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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